Monthly Meeting At The Assembly Rooms 14th April 2022

Date(s) - 14/04/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Our April speaker, Martin Thomas will present In The Footsteps of  Shackleton.

Martin Thomas is a retired vascular surgeon. He is a keen sailor and a past commodore of the Ocean Cruising Club. Martin maintains an interest in the history of polar exploration.

This talk gives an illustrated account of Shackleton’s extraordinary polar adventures, the dangers he faced and his brilliant leadership. The speaker will then add a postscript on his own adventure sailing the Southern Ocean to South Georgia and following Shackleton’s exact route over the mountains to Stromness, the Shackleton Traverse